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Hua Hin, Thailand
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Right next to the South African border the lodge has all you need to fight off the spartan outside. I was there in August and it was cold. The restaurant and bar are well stocked with good food and a wide choice of drinks. My friends and I finished the night with a Horlicks and Amarula nightcap! Rooms are huts...

Thank Terry B
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The rooms are good but do not expect much more. The reception lady was pleasant...but that is where it stop. The service in the dining room was not up to standard...in short arrogant service unpleasant person who was out waiter...the food...NOT GOOD !!

Thank Johan S
Treviso, Italy
Reviewed 11 August 2016

With some friends I took a lunch and some hot drinks here. The place is carismatic and very nice and it was a pleasure to stay there for a while. The staff was friendly, on the other hand the service was quite slow but the pub was busy therefore I understood the situation. To sum up, I suggest to take...

Thank olivehoover
Ballito, South Africa
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is one of the gems of this world, beautiful place with excellent staff and facilities. It is by no means luxurious, but definitely magical!! It's got the highest pub in Africa and great fire places for the cold / snow temperatures!!

Thank Rynie22
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Quaint and cozy restaurant at the top of sani pass. Lovely fireplaces if u want to be indoors. Outside offers majestic views of the Lesotho mountains. Been here 3 times now however haven't stayed yet. Food isn't too bad...however it's the drive and the awesome feeling of being at the highest pub in Africa that's the highlight. Tip: u need...

Thank subashnib
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 18 July 2016

For many years now I have had a "bucket list" item which was to drive up Sani pass and spend the night at the top. On the spur of the moment we booked and my wife and son went this past weekend. It was cold, with a fresh cold front heading up from the Cape. I was pleasantly surprised with...

Thank Bigfoot148
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

There is always something special about staying up at Sani. Brian and his team always make great effort to give a good stay. And if you lucky you might even get some snow. The food is is good. And the bar and lounge a fun spot to meet people from all over the world

Thank Martin S
Cape Town
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Our third visit. This time we splashed out with a family chalet and not disappointed. Has an old world charm and all the systems in place to cope with the icy cold extremes. We loved the cosy communal dining room and the buffet piled with homemade food. And the gluhwein. Staff are friendly and helpful and jumped to attend to...

Thank Peter H
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Firstly, the drive up the pass is awe-inspiring! The OB's at the "summit" was so welcome! Seondly, the Lodge is amazing and the staff are fantastic, they cannot do enough for you and are very professional. The food was incredible, from the lamb stew, chicken curry, three course dinner to an incredible buffet breakfast - nothing could be faulted. It...

Thank Patricia W F
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We went up with Sanipass and stayed at Sani mountain lodge . Amazing friendly staff.. thanx for the warm welcome in a very cold Lesotho. Food and wine was so good - dinner and breakfast excellent. We enjoyed every moment of it...

Thank Letitia v

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A one of kind Lodge located at the top of Sani Pass,2874m above sea level,located on the border line of Lesotho and South Africa some 300m from the entry border post of Sani Pass, Lesotho.The lodge has a 48 seater restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch & dinner daily.The Highest Pub in Africa stocks a wide varity of beverages accompanied with a varst selection of great wines, satisfying all ones needs.Satilite TV and free WiFi is available in the lodge area ,enabling one to keep in contact with the outside world and family.The lodge has 9 rooms, made up of double & twin bedded rooms, on suite, togther with 6 & 4 sleeper family rooms.We also have a 22 sleeper Backpackers and Camping Area located next to the backpackers. Both the main Lodge & Backpackers are run on generator power.Activities available-guided hikes,fishing, bird watching and horse riding. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sani Mountain Lodge

Address: Sani Pass, Sani Pass, Lesotho (Formerly Sani Top Chalet)
Region: Lesotho > Mokhotlong District > Sani Pass
Price Range: $21 - $21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Sani Top Chalet Hotel Sani Pass
Sani Top Chalet Pass
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